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    Good to know - thanks!

    Good to know - thanks!
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    THANKS! for some reason I didn't think about...

    THANKS! for some reason I didn't think about increasing the air. I googled this problem and found that you shouldn't use teflon pipe dope in a union. Not sure if this is true but I cleaned out the...
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    Good thought & thanks. I use a bicycle pump on a...

    Good thought & thanks. I use a bicycle pump on a schrader valve. It only takes 15 seconds to get the piping to 10psi. I used to keep it connected but I've disconnected it once I reach pressure and...
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    Thanks everyone. this is a new LP gas line...

    Thanks everyone. this is a new LP gas line install for a new heating system, dryer and hot water heater. The LP tank hasn't been installed yet and I am just testing this for the rough-in...
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    slow gas line leak - how to detect?

    Hi. I have a combination csst and black pipe gas line system and it has a leak. At 10psi it will drop 4 psi in an 18hr period but at 5psi it will only drop .5psi in the same amount of time. Either...
  6. Or maybe this is a better solution than the...

    Or maybe this is a better solution than the vaccuum (not hard to be better than that one):

    has anyone tried to cut a 2" or 3" section from a 4" PVC pipe, then cut that section in half and...
  7. That might be the lesser of 2 evils. still a lot...

    That might be the lesser of 2 evils. still a lot of work but if I can't seal it then it might be my only option. Have you ever tried to put a vacuum on the vent and suck glue in the leak?
  8. repair leaking 3" PVC joint on vent top of sani tee

    Hi. I have a 3" PVC Sani-Tee in Vertical position on the 2nd story floor. The middle hole is downstream from the toilet and the top hole is used for a vent and has a 3" to 2" reducer. When doing...
  9. thanks, guys - makes sense...I never thought...

    thanks, guys - makes sense...I never thought about 13psi blowing out a wax ring. The test Tees could probably be installed but will be very challenging since the pipe is rigid on both sides (it is a...
  10. Anyone know of a plug or balloon for an ex. toilet & tub during DWV water test?

    Hi. I added an addition to an existing house with an existing bathroom. I had to connect the new plumbing to the old plumbing in such a way that I didn't have room to add a test tee before and...
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    Yeah - after I wrote the first part I realized it...

    Yeah - after I wrote the first part I realized it is kinda a dumb question. Sometimes I get tunnel vision when I lay things out and I try to hold onto something that isn't that big of a difference. ...
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    bathroom circuit(s) for 2 girls

    Hi. I am laying out the wiring circuit for a 2 vanity bathroom serving 2 girls. The girls are 6 & 4 years old so I assume in the near future they will be blow drying their hair at the same time. I...
  13. QUOTE: "And again, you can put a 3" 444X Tee...

    QUOTE: "And again, you can put a 3" 444X Tee downstream and it can be cleared both ways. Understand? "

    I think I do understand. I just wasn't sure if I was allowed by code to put a cleanout...
  14. The pipes in the pics are 3". The 3" horizontal...

    The pipes in the pics are 3". The 3" horizontal long sweep connected to the 3" vertical long sweep are at the bottom of my stack. Above the 3" vertical long sweep I placed a 3" Wye to provide a...
  15. Thanks for your reply. I can't put a C.O. or...

    Thanks for your reply.

    I can't put a C.O. or Test Tee above the floor since it is a finished floor - unless I'm misunderstanding what you are saying. The 1st pic is of the 3" elbows before they...
  16. cleanout locations when pipe is between joists and up against subfloor

    Hi. I am putting in 3" and 2" pipe underneath an existing 1st floor. there is a basement so I have full access to the floor joists bays but there is an existing plumbing line I that I need to slope...
  17. check with your inspector

    I thought I would close this thread with some common sense advice for any newbies that might search this thread in the future.

    Always call your Township inspector if you have a difficult...
  18. Ahhh...so not good for me. I am going vertical...

    Ahhh...so not good for me. I am going vertical to horizontal and I don't have the room for a long sweep. This has just made a simple solution very difficult....

    But, thanks for your quick...
  19. Easy, I think: Can a regular elbow trainsition from a vertical to horizontal drain?

    Regardless of pipe size, can a regular elbow be used to transition from a vertical drain to a horizontal drain or is a long sweep elbow required?

    In my specific situation: I have a 1.5" drain...
  20. thanks! no problem - just glad I can install it...

    thanks! no problem - just glad I can install it this way.
  21. Hi Terry - I respect your opinion so I'm hoping...

    Hi Terry - I respect your opinion so I'm hoping you didn't understand my drawing/explanation or else I am screwed! To clarify - the lav trap arm is horizontal to its own 1.5" vent only 24" away (and...
  22. breplum, Thanks for the simple answer in Q1. I...

    breplum,
    Thanks for the simple answer in Q1. I read about the f.u. requirements but I didn't fully get it.

    Re the sketch - I did that in AutoCad and did a screen capture to export the image. ...
  23. Can you tie lav drain into a toilet vent (wet vent)? W/SKETCH

    Hi. A few questions (tried to change the title):

    Question 1)
    This question has nothing to do with the sketch and probably isn't that simple but here goes: Can I have the following drains all...
  24. BUMP....any thoughts on the Double WYE with...

    BUMP....any thoughts on the Double WYE with Street 90 Vent?
  25. Thanks HJ and Terry. That is what I needed to...

    Thanks HJ and Terry. That is what I needed to know. I am horizontal so I will have to do a separate vent (& then join the vents above 42") on the top drawing. HJ - I will consider changing the lav...
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